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4 bedroom bungalow for sale

Barkham Road, Wokingham, Berkshire

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Property Description

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Edge of town setting - away from passing traffic 

Interesting speculative purchase.    Plot size: about .17 of an acre

For modernisation, improvement and extension. Ideal for owner occupation or investment.

Planning permission for replacement with two detached dwellings   

The existing accommodation :-  4 Bedrooms, Bathroom, Entrance Hall, Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen.


Each of the proposed properties will offer:  Three Bedrooms, Three Bathrooms/Shower Rooms (including bedroom and shower room on the ground floor), Entrance Hall, Lounge, Study/Bedroom 3 and Kitchen/Dining room.  Garage

FOR SALE BY PUBLIC AUCTION (unless previously sold)
on Thursday 24th November  2016 at 2:30 pm at
Sonning Golf Club, Duffield Road, Sonning, Reading RG4 6GJ


DESCRIPTION/LOCATION: A mature detached bungalow which subject to modernisation could provide a very pleasant home or suitable as an investment in a most convenient location – just a few minutes walk from the railway station. Alternatively the site could be of interest to speculators/developers as planning consent has been granted for the demolition of the existing property and replacement with two detached chalet style homes, although implementation of this development will be delayed whilst service connections are finalised and the current programme to eradicate Japanese Knotweed is completed.


The property is approached from Barkham Road over a tarmacadam drive which in turn leads to a gravel driveway serving 51A and neighbouring properties. A footpath nearby gives access to Meadow Road where there is a range of local shops for day to day needs whilst in the opposite direction the railway station and town centre can be reached on foot within a few minutes. There are four designated primary schools and a shared catchment for secondary schools for this address.




The existing property comprises (all dimensions are approximate)



Bedroom 1: 15’8’’x 6’3’’(4.8m x 1.9 m)

Bedroom 2: 15’ x 6’3’’   (4.6m x1.9m)

Bedroom 3: 13’10’ x 11’(4m x3.3m)

Bedroom 4: 14’ x 8’       (4.2m 2.4m)



Outside: The existing property is sited to the rear of the plot with areas of garden to each side and at the front where there is also parking space for two vehicles


The proposed new dwellings each offer the following accommodation (all dimensions are approximate):


PLOTS 1 & 2

On the First Floor:

Master Suite: 

   Bedroom: 16’6 x 11’9 (5.10m x 3.55m)

   Shower Room

Bedroom 2:  16’6 x 9’9 (5.1m x 3.0m)

Family Bathroom




Entrance Hall:

Living Room: 23’x 14’ (7m x 4.2m)

Dining Room: 14’ x 11’(4.2m x 3.3m)

Kitchen:   13’10’’x 11’6’’(4m x 3.5m)











On the Ground Floor:

Entrance Hall

Lounge:  19’3 x 11’9 (5.9m x 3.6m)

Study/Bedroom 3:  11’9 x 9’9 (3.6m x 3.0m) plus bay

Shower Room with wc

Kitchen/Dining Room:  24’6 x 9’9 (7.5m x 3.0m) plus bay







Each property will have an attached Garage:  20’9 x 9’9 (6.4m x 3.0m). 




SERVICES: Mains drainage, electricity and gas are connected. Mains water is available but a new permanent connection will be required.                                                                EER:  E39      Council Tax Band: E




TENURE:  Freehold with vacant possession upon completion of the purchase.




LOCAL AUTHORITY:  Wokingham Borough Council, Shute End, Wokingham RG40 1BN.  Tel 0118 974 6000.




PLANNING:  The site has the benefit of full planning permission application number 160248 dated 25 May 2016.  A copy of the planning consent and associated plans are available in the Legal Pack or online on the local authority planning portal.




COMMUNITY INFRASTRUCTURE LEVY (CIL):  Implementation of theproposed development will be subject to a prior CIL payment. Please see Legal Pack.




JAPANESE KNOTWEED:  We understand the property is currently undergoing a programme of eradication and a full schedule of the works carried out so far is available.  Please see Legal Pack.




DIRECTIONS:  Leave Wokingham Town Centre via Broad Street.  Continue into Shute End and shortly after Wokingham Borough Council offices turn left into Station Road.  Proceed over the level crossing for approximately 0.75 miles where the driveway entrance to the site will be found on the right hand side.




VIEWING:  The property may be viewed by prior appointment with the owner's Sole Agents and Auctioneers Martin & Pole with offices in Wokingham  and Earley, Reading.  Telephone 0118 979 0010.




THE CONDITIONS OF SALE:  are included in the Legal and Information Pack available from the Auctioneers prior to the Auction Sale and online at  A copy of the Conditions of Sale will be attached to these Particulars to form part of the Contract.







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